1 // there: we are invited to join some friends on a trip to chernobyl & pripyat to learn a little about the nuclear disaster that occured there in 1986. to say it was memorable was an understatement. it’s interesting to see what happens when a place is abandoned and nature starts to reclaim the […]
postcards from Pripyat
При́пять (Pripyat) was founded in 1970 to house workers for the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. It was officially proclaimed a city in 1979 but was abandoned in 1986 following the Chernobyl disaster. It was the ninth nuclear city (“атомоград” (atomograd) in Russian, literally “atom city”) in the Soviet Union at the time. Its population had […]
the bridge of love, kiev, ukraine
canon 700, film, 50mm f/1.4 canon 5d mkii, 23mm f/2.8 found on a walk this weekend just been in kiev, ukraine. the bridge of love is a pedestrian bridge located in mariinsky park. attached to it are thousands of locks with the names of lovers inscribed on them.